HMM deploys 9th extra loader to meet export cargo surge
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced on January 21 that it will deploy an extra loader to transport Korean companies' export products to the US, reports Business Korea
26 January 2021 - 19:00
The 4,600-TEU HMM Forward departed from Hyundai Busan New Port Terminal (HPNT) in Busan on January 23 to carry 3,970 TEU of cargo from Korean exporters to Los Angeles.
Previously, HMM deployed seven extra loaders on the Busan-LA route, as well as an additional vessel to Savannah route in December 2020.
In 2020, HMM deployed a total of seven extra loaders on the Busan-LA route. HMM Forward is the eighth extra loader on the route. HMM also deployed an additional vessel on the Busan-Savannah route at the end of December 2020.
'The steady deployment of additional vessels is expected to be of great help to Korean companies suffering from disruptions in exports. As the only Korea-based global shipping company, we will put our utmost efforts into ensuring that export products are transported without disruptions,' said HMM.
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